The United States head coach Jurgen Klinsmann was proud of the determination his side showed in their late Group G win over Ghana.
Substitute John Brooks' late header helped the United States exact World Cup revenge on Ghana in an entertaining Group G match.
Set to face each other for the third World Cup in a row, Ghana and the USA had history long before they were drawn together in the 2014 competition. The Black Stars knocked out the US in the round of 16 during the 2010 competition, four years after beating them in the group stages of the 2006 World Cup.
Ghana will be looking to complete a hat-trick of World Cup wins over the United States when the sides meet in Group G later.
Jerry Akaminko, Jeffrey Schlupp and David Accam failed to make the final cut as Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah named his 23-man squad for the World Cup on Sunday.
Robin van Persie's early goal earned Holland a 1-0 victory in their international friendly against fellow World Cup finalists Ghana in Rotterdam.